The incessant pursuit of more in the GDP-rich world is endangering the ability of people around the world to increase their living standards, argues Katherine Trebeck of Oxfam GB.
This category is about corporate social responsibility (CSR), a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. The goal of CSR is to embrace responsibility for the company’s actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on the environment, consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders and all other members of the public sphere.
Studies show that gross domestic product (GDP) has a direct influence on the state of philanthropy in the United States, but are the two inextricably linked?
The transitional agriculture protocol allows farmers to slowly transition to organic while charging slightly more for their wares. After releasing its first Certified Transitional product last year, plant-based food company Kashi is at it again.
Investors and insurers with over $2.8 trillion in assets under management are calling on the G-20 countries to phase out fossil fuel subsidies by 2020. They went on to say public finance that supports fossil fuels is a “key concern to the finance sector.”
This week, the NGO Mighty reached an agreement with Olam to stop deforestation for palm oil and rubber development across its land concessions in Gabon, central Africa.
Paying those extra bucks for a degree from a “highly-selective” U.S. university is worth it, say researchers — if you are a man. Females who graduated from top universities still earn 16 percent less on average compared to male counterparts from “non-selective universities.”
Everyone at a company — from the founder to its newest recruits — needs to work toward a better world. And that’s not just good for society; it’s also good for business.
The 32-team World Cup is usually a global gold mine for FIFA and its sponsors, which pay up to $50 million to have their brands associated with the event. But so far, sponsors aren’t flocking to align their brands with the 2018 World Cup in Moscow.
For vegan-centered businesses, our food choices aren’t just about physical health; they’re about global sustainability and long-term economics.
The Under Armour brand suffered fallout from its CEO’s praise of President Donald Trump, demonstrating that even the threat of a boycott can be enough to hurt the bottom line.
How can your company become a more engaged corporate citizen? The key is to get involved in the community in a regular, hands-on way, argues Third Federal CEO Marc Stefanski. This means going out into the community — and inviting people in.
Encouraging your employees to carpool is about more than saving fuel. You may notice other perks like a boost in employee productivity and morale.
The early days of the Donald Trump administration were certainly not boring. But amidst the cries that the sky is falling, the discerning reader can still find plenty to be optimistic about.